Five Ways to Plan Your Train Vacation from Home
Do you feel like all that extra time at your home is making it harder to travel? I can understand and will help you! Planning the perfect trip requires thought and time. The best time is now! You can put your extra time at work to good use today and plan your next train vacation. Below are five ways that you can plan your next train vacation from home. All aboard!
Choose your destination
There are so many wonderful destinations in the US that you can choose from, it can be difficult choosing a destination. Are you imagining yourself being surrounded by nature or enjoying the fresh ocean air? These days, it’s tempting to travel further than our borders. Glacier National Park in Montana, Grand Canyon in Arizona and Yosemite are the top destinations on my bucket list. You’ll enjoy the beautiful scenery and large pine trees in these national parks. Amtrak Vacations has hundreds of vacation options for all types of travelers. If you need help narrowing down a destination, you can call one our rail experts who will be glad to assist you.
Learn the route
Train travel is the ultimate way to live an unforgettable bucket list experience. Your journey will be unlike anything you have ever experienced. From the moment that you step onboard and begin to make your way down the narrow corridor to reach the panoramic windows at the Observation Car window, you will know it is an unforgettable experience. Take a look at how the train route from your destination will look to get a better idea about what this journey will be like. This can help you visualize the route the train takes you, if you have trouble choosing your destination. Register for our webinar to find out more about the route the train can take and what happens onboard.
Make a decision about accommodation
To make your journey as enjoyable and relaxing as possible, you can have your accommodations customized to fit your preferences. There are two options for first-class or standard rail travel. You also have the option to choose from a range of accommodations for overnight travel. Amtrak’s Roomette makes overnight travel easy. The Roomette has many amenities that will ensure you are comfortable and private, such as temperature controls, pillows, temperature controllers, lights, bedside storage, nooks for your gadgets, and outlets. The Roomette is like a private hotel room.
Keep an eye out for special offers
Once you’ve chosen your destination and have the route in mind, it is time to look at any special offers available for that location. There are special offers, discounts, and deals available to popular destinations across the US, which can help you save big on next vacation. You can find great discounts on hotels and other accommodation right now.
You can do some research on the popular activities available in your area. It’s a good idea to make a list with all the places and activities that you are interested in while you’re there. A schedule is also helpful. Amtrak Vacations can help you find the best vacation packages. These include sightseeing tours, as well as other activities. Guided sightseeing tours are a great way of getting the most from any vacation, regardless of where it is. It may seem impossible to believe that you can have your dream vacation. However, it is possible and within your reach. You know better than anyone what you want from a rail vacation. Call our Rail Specialists to help you plan a perfect vacation. Get in touch with us to learn more.